Northwestern Mutual
3.6 of 5 1,233 reviews
www.northwesternmutual.com Milwaukee, WI 5000+ Employees

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Family atmosphere. Everybody actually cares about you on a personal level.

Financial Representative (Current Employee)
Richmond, VA

ProsFamily environment
Genuine people
Flexible schedule
No micro-managing
Independence
Unlimited earning potential
Emphasis on training
Great support system
Offices in every major city in the nation

ConsNo salary- hard to budget expenses
Extremely hard work in the beginning
Results all based on activity
Quatity is stressed more than quality

Advice to Senior ManagementGive the new reps a base salary to make ends meet until they can establish a decent client base.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    The career no one thinks they want but end up loving.

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    I have been working at Northwestern Mutual full-time for less than a year


    Pros: I feel like I've hit the jackpot with this company. The work we do makes a huge impact in people's lives. There is… Cons: Not many that I can think of. The only potential downside is that if you happen to work with a… Advice to Senior Management: Fairly compensate staff employees that are asked to wear multiple… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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    Financial Representative (Former Employee)
    Santa Barbara, CA

    I worked at Northwestern Mutual as an intern for more than a year


    Pros: Company takes the time to develop and train their employees and creates a success driven environment.… Cons: Minimum goals can be unreasonable to maintain as the industry is built on a referral basis. There are times when… Advice to Senior Management: Spend time identifying employees' niche and help develop an approach… More
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